Tag: Travel

Peace & Serenity

Australia’s a country surrounded by water and it’s easy to boast about its golden beaches, turquoise seas and thieving seagulls; although I’m not sure whether I should be bragging about that last one. As a Sydney-sider, I’ve had my fair share of trips to the beach whether it was a relaxing day in Wollongong or

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Adventure Awaits

When you’re scrolling through Instagram, it seems that all your friends and their cousins are travelling the world while you’re just happy that it’s warm enough to go for a swim at the beach. My social media feeds have recently received an upsurge in photos of Japan and inspired by my worldly friends, rather than

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Afternoon Delight

I’ve become a spontaneous adventure aficionado over the past couple of months with last-minute trips turning an average day in the life of Jessica into something a bit more grammable. Working in hospitality with a weekly roster as well as Australia’s ever-changing weather has forced me to become a bit more flexible with my plans

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When Pigs Fly

Chinese New Year Pig Lanterns

The Chinese New Year has just passed and in its true multi-cultural fashion, Sydney has put on a show. Lighting up the city with lanterns based on the twelve animals of the zodiac, walking down the harbour was a more pleasurable experience than usual with these larger than life statues. Each featuring their own little

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Escaping The Heat

Bondi to Coogee Walk

While those in the northern hemisphere are rugging up against the winter winds, their southern counterparts are slowly melting into pools of sweat as heat-waves mark the beginning of summer. Now I’m all for a beach day, but sometimes the thought of getting sand in every nook and cranny of your body then dealing with

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Love Letter To Poland

polish winter

Being born as a first-generation Australian meant that my childhood was filled with traditions different to my Aussie classmates and my out-of-school activities weren’t your typical sport training and music lessons (although I did learn the piano growing up, with a Polish teacher of course). Instead, I learnt traditional Polish dancing which I would be

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In Full Bloom

Japanese Garden

Every year the people of Sydney are lucky enough to experience the beautiful site of cherry blossoms blooming under the winter sun. Wanting to see them with my very own eyes, I headed out to the Auburn Botanic Gardens to catch a glimpse of these bright flowers where they also had some Japanese culture on

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